Duke downs No. 5 Wake Forest
After two straight losses, the Blue Devils got 38 points from J.J. Redick.
DURHAM, N.C. -- J.J. Redick scored a career-high 38 points after coach Mike Krzyzewski shook up the starting lineup, and reserve Lee Melchionni added 15 to lead the No. 7 Blue Devils past No. 5 Wake Forest 102-92 Sunday night.
Duke (19-4, 9-4 Atlantic Coast Conference), coming off consecutive losses for only the fourth time in the past eight seasons, had its way with the Demon Deacons in the second half. After trailing by two at the break, the Blue Devils shot 61 percent in the final 20 minutes to reach their highest point total of the season.
Chris Paul had 27 points and Trent Strickland scored 17 for Wake Forest (22-4, 10-3).
No. 10 Arizona 91, Oregon St. 70
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Salim Stoudamire sank a school record nine 3-pointers and scored 31 points in his final home game as Arizona won its sixth in a row.
Channing Frye added 15 points and 11 rebounds as the Wildcats stayed alone in first place in the Pac-10.
Hassan Adams had 13 points and tied his season high with 10 rebounds for the Wildcats (23-4, 13-2 Pac-10), who finished 15-1 at home.
Nick DeWitz and Jason Fontenet scored 16, and David Lucas had 15 for the Beavers (14-11, 6-8), 0-7 on the road in the Pac-10.
No. 12 Louisville 84, Saint Louis 66
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Taquan Dean made five 3-pointers and Louisville put together its best offensive performance in weeks.
Larry O'Bannon scored 17, Francisco Garcia added 13, and Ellis Myles finished with 13 points and 18 rebounds for the Cardinals (23-4, 11-2 Conference USA).
Izik Ohanon scored 18 to lead Saint Louis (7-18, 4-8), which played most of the game without Coach Brad Soderberg, who was ejected in the first half.
No. 25 Villanova 80,No. 17 Pittsburgh 72
VILLANOVA, Pa. -- Allan Ray hit five 3-pointers and scored 21 of his 23 points in the second half to lift Villanova.
Curtis Sumpter scored 18 points, Randy Foye added 15 and Villanova went 12-for-23 from 3-point range, helping the Wildcats (17-6, 7-5 Big East) win for the eighth time in 10 games.
Ray converted a three-point play off a tough turnaround jumper with 1:05 left that stopped a 10-0 run by the Panthers (18-5, 8-4).